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Lee Copping

T:
01642 384429
Job title:
Senior Lecturer in Psychology
E:
l.copping@tees.ac.uk
School/department:
School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law
 
 
Research:
Social Sciences, Humanities & Law research
 
 
ORCID:
0000-0003-3252-0353

About Lee Copping

Lee Copping

Lee Copping
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law
T: 01642 384429
E: l.copping@tees.ac.uk
Research: Social Sciences, Humanities & Law research

Lee graduated from Durham University in 2006 with a BSc in Applied Psychology. Following this, he completed an MA in Research Methods (Developmental Psychology) and a PhD in Psychology, under the supervision of Professor Anne Campbell at Durham University. Lee's area of expertise is in Evolutionary Psychology, specifically, how certain behaviours cluster together as adaptive strategies in response to local ecological conditions.

Lee also has an active interest in education. His professional roles before his appointment to Teesside involved working in a secondary school and as a researcher/assessment developer at Durham University's Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM).

Research interests

Lee has a variety range of interests that fall broadly into the following areas:

Evolutionary Psychology and Human Life History Strategies
Sex Differences in Social and Cognitive Behaviours
Assessment Design
Increasing Social Mobility and Reducing Inequality in Educational Outcomes
Attainment and Progress in Education

Learning and teaching interests

Lee currently delivers material on the following modules:

  • Psychological Research Design & Analysis 2
  • Introduction to Core Areas in Psychology

Publications

Book Chapters

  • Copping, L.T. (2017). Census Data. In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Shackelford, T.K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. Cham: Springer International Publishing. 1-5.

  • Copping, L.T. (2017). Sex Differences In Same-Sex Aggression. In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Shackelford, T.K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. Cham: Springer.

  • Copping, L.T. (2017). Gender Differences in Violence and Aggression. In The Wiley Handbok of Violence and Aggression. Sturmey, P. (Ed). Wiley.

Journal Articles

Reports